2016 Engagements 


12-14 Corttonwood Gulch 90th anniversary speaker

27 2-4 p.m. Baldwin Cabin Library, Datil, N.M. Free


8 Guest speaker, New Mexico chapter, International Women’s Forum Dine-Around

20-25 Presentation, Montana Book Festival, Missoula, Mt. http://www.montanabookfestival.org/new-blog/2016/7/12/schedule


1  10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Balloon Fiesta Book Signing featuring 20 New Mexico authors, hosted by the Albuquerque (N.M.) Museum 2000 Mountain Road, NW, in Old Town Albuquerque.

13-16 Enduring Spirits: Untold Stories, Women Writing the West Conference. Presentation on writing and creativity with author Julie Weston. Drury Hotel, Santa Fe, N.M. Details TBA

30 3 p.m.,  James A. Little Theatre. Panel discussion on inspiration and writing process, underscoring the value of literacy with Jimmy Santiago Baca and others. Benefit for Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe.



Dates TBA Amazing Authors Tour 2016-2017.  Colorado library book tour with visits to Mancos, Cortez, Telluride.


25 Honorary chairperson and auction item for ARTsmart New Mexico fundraising dinner and auction. Proceeds support 

 innovative art programs for the youth of Northern New Mexico.http://artfeast.org/about/ 


11-12,  Panel discussion, Western Writers of America, Tucson Festival of Books, University of Arizona, Tucson.

23-24 Angelo State University, Writer in Residence, San Angelo, TX  http://www.angelo.edu/dept/english_modern_languages/writers_conference.php


12 Publication debut, Song of the Lion, the third in the Chee/Leaphorn/Manuelito series

28-30,  Malice Domestic guest presenter, Hyatt Regency Bethesda,Bethesda, Md.

Dates TBA Guest speaker, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Women’s Leadership Initiative Lecture Series on Women Who Inspire. 


11 Speaker, Lunch and Learn series Alamogordo. NM


21-24 Western Writers of America, Convention speaker, Kansas City, Missouri


Dates TBA Guest author, 7 pm talk; luncheon and informal discussion. Loveland Loves to Read, Loveland, Colorado. 

12-15 Bouchercon mystery conference, Toronto


If you'd like to talk about the possibility of a benefit/signing, in your community, please get in touch. I especially believe in the value of public libraries and am happy to do what I can to support them.